Aidan Bryant wins AGT: All-Stars: Aerial routine outshines 59 acts from around the world
PRINCE GEORGE — Aerialist Aidan Bryant has been crowned NBC’s first-ever AGT: All-Stars champion. Superfans, a group of loyal AGT viewers, selected Bryant’s epic, nail-biting, brilliant performance over 10 other acts.
Sixty past winners, runners-up and finalists from the AGT series and its international spin-offs competed in Los Angeles, Calif. for the ultimate title but only 11 contestants made it to the Finals to give it their best shot.
A watch party was held at Luca Italian Restaurant in Prince George. However, Bryant was only able to attend virtually since he's presently in Las Vegas to fulfill his one-year residency at Luxor Hotel starring in AGT presents Superstars Live.
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Bryant’s family, friends and fans ate pizza while they enjoyed NBC’s two-hour AGT: All-Stars results show on Monday, February 27. American Singer/Songwriter Adam Lambert sang “Chandelier” by Sia while Bryant and the Bello Sisters [Loren, Celine and Joline], an acrobatic trio, performed together.
After Host Terry Crews announced the 18-year-old Prince George native as the winner of the ultimate showdown, the crowd went wild. Crews asked Bryant how it feels to win.
"Y'all, this experience is crazy! I won it. I'm so thankful," Bryant said. "This is crazy, y'all. Thank you so much. This has meant so much to me."
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“I beamed with excitement and proud momma tears seeing it on TV tonight and when I watched it live in L.A.,” Pam Bennett, Bryant’s mom said. “It was beyond hard not to tell everyone I knew that he won, that Aidan is the best of the best worldwide.”
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Bryant, who received the Superfan vote to become a finalist, outshined the following AGT: All-Stars finalists:
Detroit Youth Choir - Terry Crews's Golden Buzzer
Ventriloquist Ana-Maria Mǎrgean - Superfan vote [AGT: All-Stars fourth place]
Aerialists Power Duo Anjanette and Gervin - Superfan vote
Singer Tom Ball - Group Golden Buzzer
Magician Aidan McCann - Heidi Klum's Golden Buzzer [AGT: All Stars fifth place]
Acrobatic Trio Bello Sisters Loren, Celine and Joline - Superfan Vote
Comedian Mike E. Winfield - Simon Cowell's Golden Buzzer
Ukrainian dance troupe Light Balance Kids - Howie Mandel's Golden Buzzer [AGT: All-Stars third place]
Saxophonist Avery Dixon - Superfan vote [AGT: All-Stars second place]
Singer Kodi Lee - Superfan vote
Visit progress-index.com to catch up on this young man’s incredible journey: AGT Season 16 [runner-up] and All-Stars. Follow Bryant on Facebook @AidanBryant, on Twitter @AidanBryantAGT and Instagram @aidanb.ryant. Go to The Progress-Index on Facebook to view an additional live video captured at Bryant's Watch Party.
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